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Service Manager - Children's Assessment Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Service Manager
North London
£52,092 to £57,492 per annum
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Service Manager - Children's Assessment Team - North London - £52,092 - £57,492p/a

Our client in North London has an exclusive role for an experienced Service Manager to head their children's services assessment team. They are looking for a qualified social worker to manage and develop the assessment service that provides short term statutory child protection. 

You will work closely with the Head of Service for Children in Need of Support & Protection, partner agencies and Early Help. Our client are in need of someone who is creative, innovative and motivated to safeguarding vulnerable children. You will be responsible for 5 direct reports Assessment Team Managers, 5 Senior Practitioners, 20 Social Workers and 1 Domestic Violence Senior Practitioner. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to lead and take responsibility for the further strategic development of short term child protection.

Benefits of this Manager role:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Flexible working 
  • Flexible retirement
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Generous annual leave
  • Learning and development courses at work, including workshops and courses

Your duties as a Children's Team Service Manager will include:

  • Managing team managers, senior practitioners and social workers
  • Liaising with other managers from children’s services teams
  • Ensuring a high standard of social work practice
  • Supervising and supporting of team managers
  • Working with other senior management, developing and implementing improvement plans
  • Introducing effective performance management frameworks to ensure improvements can be monitored and monthly reports provided
  • Chairing strategy meetings 

Essential requirements:

  • To be an experienced service manager
  • To be experienced in child protection
  • To be able to work effectively with partner agencies
  • A social work qualification & HCPC registration

For any more information you may require please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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